Facility & Real  Estate Management FT
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Law for Facility Management

level of course unit

Fundamentals and advanced knowledge

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - identify legal characteristics of facility management. - debate and compare legal aspects of questions related to facility management. - identify and apply potential legal solutions in the field of facility management.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Lecture "Introduction to Law" RE.1

course contents

- Work and service contracts - Maintenance and upkeep contracts - Facility management contracts - Drafting of contracts and procurement law - Outsourcing contracts / labor law / transfer of undertakings - Legal complex "Operator's responsibility" - Relevant norms and standards - implementation of legally compliant proof of documentation - Inventory protection & latest technologies - Examination duties

recommended or required reading

-Respective laws and comments - Najork, E. (Hrsg.): Rechtshandbuch Facility Management, Springer Berlin, 1. Auflage, 2009 - Schrammel, F., Kaiser, C. (Hrsg.): Facility Management - Recht und Organisation, Werner Verlag Köln, 1. Auflage, 2013

assessment methods and criteria

Presentation, written examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

3. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

In class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable